Thara Kalyan

Thara Kalyan (Malayalam: താര കല്യാണ്‍; born 1 November 1967) is an Indian classical dancer and actress in Malayalam cinema. She has acted in mainstream Malayalam films, telefilms and television serials.[1] She is also a professional dancer in Bharatanatyam, Mohiniyattam, and Kuchipudi.She is a 'A top' Mohiniyattam artist of Doordarshan.

Thara Kalyan
Born
Thara

(1967-11-01) 1 November 1967 (age 53)
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
Years active1986 – present
Spouse(s)
Rajaram
(death 2017)
ChildrenSowbhagya
Parent(s)

She is the first among the creative Mohiniyattam dancers to have incorporated famous poems as subject and themes for her performances like Amma (O. N. V. Kurup), Karuna (Kumaran Asan), Bhoothappaattu, Yashodhara, Anarkali has been some of her appreciated works in Mohiniyattam. Her recent work is of Thaathri Kutty which is first ever in the history of Mohiniyattam to portray the iron lady who was bold enough to raise her voice rebelling against the chauvenits. She is successfully running a dance institution in Trivandrum.

Personal lifeEdit

Thara Kalyan was born in a Kerala Iyer family to Kalyanakrishnan and Subbalakshmi, a supporting actresses in Malayalam film industry.[2] Her husband, Rajaram was also a supporting actor who played minor roles in television serials, and was a city local TV channel programme editor and local stage show choreographer .[3] He died in 2017. Thara is an anchor too, and has anchored some programmes on Doordarshan. She has judged popular reality show Patturumal on Kairali TV. She has won beauty paegents and was adjudged Ms. Trivandrum in 1983.

FilmographyEdit

as an actress
as a choreographer

TV serialsEdit

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
2020 Kaiyethum Doorath Thrichambarath Akhilandeswari Zee Keralam Cameo in promo
2020 – present Chembarathi Thrichambarath Akhilandeswari Zee Keralam Replacement for Aishwarya
2019 Chocolate Kausalya Surya TV Replaced by Sharika Menon
2018 –2019 Thenum Vayambum Parvathy Surya TV
2018 Pranayini Arya Mazhavil Manorama
2016 Jagritha Rahul's Mother Amrita TV
2016 – 2017 Krishnathulasi Padmini a.k.a. Paapammal Mazhavil Manorama
2015 – 2017 Karuthamuthu Mallika Asianet Won , Asianet Television Awards 2016 best character actress
2014 Bhagyadevatha Parameshwari Mazhavil Manorama
2013 Aayirathil Oruval Mazhavil Manorama
Padasaram Asianet
2012 Vrindaavanam Sheela Gornsalvez Asianet
2011 Randamathoraal Kochammu Asianet
2010 Rahasyam Asianet
Indraneelam Surya TV
Dream City Surya TV
2009 Kudumbayogam Rebecca Luke Surya TV
2009 Hello Kuttichathan 2 Bhuvanasundari Asianet Main Antagonist
2008 Devi Mahathmyam Goddess Kali Asianet
2008 Meera Asianet
2008 Ammathottil Asianet
2007 – 2008 Hello Kuttichathan Bhuvanasundari Asianet Main Antagonist
2007 Mandaaram Dr.Merlin Kairali TV
2007 Madhavam Choreography only
2004 Aalippazham Surya TV
Kadamattathu Kathanar Ambika Asianet Retelecast in Asianet Plus
Megham Asianet
Varam
Anveshi Amrita TV
2003 Sthreejanmam Surya TV
2001 Gandharvayamam Asianet
2000 Sthree Asianet
2000 Manal Nagaram Esther DD Won, Kerala State Television Award for Best Actress
Nandhuni Won, Kerala State Television Award for Best Actress
1990 – 1999 Vettah
Lakshaarchana
Melottu Kozhiyunna Ilakal
Maya
Sapathnee
Salabhanjika
Gaandharvasandhya

PlayEdit

  • Mughaavaranam
  • Kayangal

TV ShowsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Thara Kalyan". Retrieved 2 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Mothers deserve all honour: artiste - KERALA". The Hindu. 9 May 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ www.colorvibes.in (4 September 2013). "Chatting with Dr Thara Kalyan; The dancer, actress and teacher". Pravasi Express. Retrieved 2 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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